A teenager is accused of intentionally setting a fire Monday morning inside the Baton Rouge home where he lives. The Baton Rouge Fire Department reported Howard Calhoun Jr., 17, is charged with aggravated arson.
Four weeks after a Shreveport couple was found murdered inside their burned-out car, the top law enforcement officer in Caddo Parish is still fuming over Louisiana's criminal justice system - a system that allowed the accused killer to be out on parole in the first place.
Customers wishing to see The Nutcracker - A Tale from the Bayou at the Baton Rouge Ballet theater are urged to be on the lookout for ticket scalpers who may be selling tickets for double the face value.
Marchers hit the streets Monday night before flooding a Brusly Town Hall meeting to ask questions and call for transparency following the controversial arrest of a 14-year-old student at Brusly Middle School.
Just before 6:00 a.m., members of the Shreveport Fire Department were dispatched to reports of a grass fire in the 3100 block of Murphy Street. While they were extinguishing the fire, they located the burned remains.
The East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff’s Office is currently searching for a person they say stole a couple of credit cards from an unlocked vehicle and used them to make about $7,000 worth of fraudulent purchases.
According to Jackson Police Chief James Davis this is not an active shooter situation. One child was shot on State Street and driven onto the campus of UMMC. The shooter is on the loose and police are actively searching.
District Attorney Leon Cannizzaro’s office on Thursday (Nov. 29) secured an indictment against a man accused of terrorizing six children and sexually assaulting three of them during a nine-hour crime spree on Mother’s Day.
East Feliciana Parish Sheriff’s Office authorities announced Wednesday they arrested the son of Baton Rouge serial killer, Derrick Todd Lee, last week in connection with the shooting death of 16-year-old, Valentae Brooks.
The Baton Rouge Police Department reported John Simpson, 24, and James-Michael Johnson, 23, have been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Westley Pullins, 37, of Baton Rouge, on Barber Street on November 12.